2020 Hate Crime Statistics for Pennsylvania

The data in the infographic below was compiled from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program. In addition to the data below, the PDF version of the infographic provides the definition of a hate crime and information on how to report a hate crime. Download the PDF version here.

2020 Hate Crime Statistics for Pennsylvania

Case Examples


January 27, 2023

Former Employee of Pennsylvania Health Care Facility Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison on Federal Hate Crime Charges Against Disabled Residents

November 18, 2022

U.S. Attorney for Middle District of Pennsylvania Launches United Against Hate Initiative

October 13, 2022

Former Employee of Pennsylvania Health Care Facility Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime Charges Related to Assaults Against Disabled Residents

March 25, 2022

Former Employees of Pennsylvania Health Care Facility Indicted on Federal Hate Crime Charges

October 22, 2021

Acting U.S. Attorney for Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Police Commissioner Discuss Collaborative Asian Community Safety Initiative

September 24, 2021

FBI Pittsburgh Encourages Western Pennsylvania to Report Hate Crimes

July 14, 2021

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to 18 Months’ Imprisonment for Internet Threats Against the Jewish Community

March 30, 2020

Lehighton Man Charged With Internet Threats

April 30, 2019

Ceremony Honors Western Pennsylvania Victims Rights’ Advocates

April 25, 2019

Benton Man Sentenced To 24 Months’ Imprisonment For Possessing Illegal Firearms

April 11, 2019

Lehighton Man Charged With Racist Internet Threats

January 29, 2019

Additional Charges Filed in Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting

November 13, 2018

Anti-Defamation League, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the Delaware Valley Intelligence Center Host Security Conference for Religious Institutions

November 7, 2018

Benton Man Charged With Illegal Machinegun Possession

October 31, 2018

U.S. Attorney’s Office And FBI To Host Community Meeting To Discuss Hate Crimes In The Wake Of The Tragic Events In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

October 29, 2018

U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady Remarks following Robert Bowers' Initial Appearance

October 27, 2018

Attorney General Sessions Delivered the Following Statement About Today’s Tragedy in Pittsburgh

August 21, 2018

"Tacony Dungeon" Defendant Jean McIntosh Sentenced to 40 Years Imprisonment

April 6, 2018

Bethel Park Man Sentenced for Violating the Federal Hate Crimes Prevention Act

November 28, 2017

Suburban Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime

March 16, 2017

Pennsylvania Man Indicted for Hate Crime Assault

February 23, 2017

Man Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced to Prison for Hate Crime at Downtown Pittsburgh T-Station

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DOJ Offices



FBI Field Offices

William J. Green, Jr. Building
600 Arch Street, 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106

T: 215.418.4000


3311 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

T: 412.432.4000



US Attorney's Offices

Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Middle District of Pennsylvania

Western District of Pennsylvania



CRS Regional Offices

Mid-Atlantic Regional Office
200 2nd & Chestnut Street
Suite 208
Philadelphia, PA 19106

T: 215.597.2344
F: 215.597.9148

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Updated January 30, 2023

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